Friday, November 6th, 2015
Move will cost county $265,000 more a year in health care costs
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Mercer County Commissioners on Thursday chose to pay higher employee health care costs in 2016 instead of facing Obamacare terms and/or compromising Christian values.
Commissioners unanimously voted to stay with the county's current healt [More]
Obituaries on November 6th, 2015
Raymond N. Bey, Jr., 36, Celina, passed away at his residence on November 4, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. [More]
Thomas C. Post, 83, Celina, died 7:04 P.M. on November 4, 2015.
He was born M [More]
Ilene Buck, 91, Saint Marys, Ohio, died 10:50 P.M. Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
Johnnie Watkins, age 67 of Celina, OH (formerly of Beattyville, KY) passed away on Nov. 4, 2015 at Van Wert Hospice Center surround by his loved ones. [More]
Joan Schmiesing age 81 of New Bremen, Ohio, died on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 4:00 AM at the Mercer County Community Hospital, of Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
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Subscriber stories on November 6th, 2015
St. Marys
ST. MARYS - After two unsuccessful applications, city officials have received funding from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to help pay for a $319,602 project on the Miami-Erie Canal Towpath.
COLDWATER - Sometimes the simplest gift is the most heartfelt.
"I'm pretty much about simple," Jan Broering of Coldwater recently told a packed house at the Coldwater Public Library where she presented ideas on assembling homemade gifts.
A pair of state programs can protect farmers from liability issues, said Mercer County Assisting Prosecuting Attorney Andy Hinders.
Hinders during
WAPAKONETA - The Auglaize County treasurer and auditor hope to save time and money when preparing mail in 2016.
Both officials on Thursday requested a shared mail weighing system during their budget hearings with the county commissioners.
COLDWATER - Mercer Health has been recognized by the state auditor for its clean audit report.
State auditor Dave Yost on Thursday announced a new
Division II Voleyball Regional Semifinals
ONTARIO - After two sets of back-and-forth action, everything that could go wrong for St. Marys in the third set did, and everything that could go right for Ottawa-Glandorf did as well.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
New Knoxville finished its season in volleyball with a three-set loss to Jackson Center in the Division IV regional semifinals Thursday night at Tippecanoe High School in Tipp City.